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  • Reprise: How to put a picture “avatar” on your account

    Posted on April 30th, 2019 at 07:50 woody Comment on the AskWoody Lounge

    It’s easy. WordPress picks up your picture from a site called Gravatar.com.

    Gravatar is owned by WordPress, the company that makes the software that drives this site.

    We don’t support the full Gravatar shtick – you can’t click on an avatar on AskWoody and get all of the background info stored on Gravatar (sorry, it’s my privacy tin foil hat shining through) — but in spite of several legitimate privacy concerns, it works well for most people. I use it.

    Full discussion – including pro’s and con’s – here.